CHAPTER 10Working with Web Applications

After setting up a SharePoint 2010 farm, it is time to look into how to create and manage Web applications using Windows PowerShell. In this chapter, we will demonstrate how to create and extend a Web application and show examples of how to manage solution packages.

In the first scenario, we will create a Web application that will host a collaboration area for teams, projects, and meeting workspaces. Since collaboration areas are often used together with partners and vendors that do not have access to the corporate network, we will set up a new Web application and extend it to the Extranet zone. Extending a Web application to the Extranet zone allows external users to authenticate against a separate ...

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